ICC Cricket: Sanath Jayasuriya Booked Under Corruption Charges
International Cricket Council has charged the ex-Sri Lanka skipper Sanath Jayasuriya with two violations of its anti-corruption code.
The reason behind the charges are because the 49-year-old former Sri Lankan all-rounder neglected to co-operate with the investiagation proceedings being held by ICC.
He is likewise accused of hindering the examination by “concealing, tampering with or destroying evidence”.
According to Cricket sources, current charges against Sanath Jayasuriya are related for him refusing to hand over his personal mobile phone to ICC authorities over an investigation. He had reportedly delayed handing over it due to “personal reasons that cannot be disclosed”
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14 days are given to Sanath Jayasuriya to respond to the charges.
Sanath Jayasuriya, is viewed as one of the best one-day players of all time, and has also remained a previous member of the Sri Lanka selectors’ committe.
As indicated by a report, Sanath Jayasuriya declined to hand over his cell phone to ICC experts for ‘personal reasons’, after which he was booked with two violations of the ICC anti-corruption code.
Prior this month, Alex Marshall, general chief of the ICC against defilement unit, reported an examination concerning genuine claims of corruption in Sri Lanka.
ICC’s charged Sanath Jayasuriya with 2 counts of breaching ICC Anti-Corruption Code:
Article 2.4.6. Failure or refusal to cooperate with any investigation carried out by ACU
Article 2.4.7. Obstructing or delaying any investigation that may be carried out by ACU#Cricket
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The report comprehends Jayasuriya was executive of selectors amid the period under scrutiny.
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Jayasuriya claimed 323 wickets in 445 ODI’s and also made 21 centuries. Additionally, he was the player of the tournament, when Sri Lanka managed to won the World Cup in 1996. He additionally averaged 40.07 in 110 Test matches.
The previous government minister resigned from global cricket in 2011, however kept playing Twenty20 matches until 2012.
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